Out of Competition

Directed by Bernard-Henry Lévy long-time collaborator, the film documents the highly successful international tour of the French philosopher’s self-written solo show. The documentary will be presented in collaboration with the City of Venice in a Special Screening at the Scuola della Misericordia and followed by a roundtable on the EU. The film deals with the 2019 European Parliament Elections as seen through the lens of philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy’s touring show. The director presents different perspectives on the subject through interviews with men and women, EU citizens and refugees, renowned personalities and ordinary people expressing their views in favor of or against the EU. The result of this mix of diverse ideas is a multifaceted take on contemporary European society.

About the director:

CAMILLE LOTTEAU (1984) is a filmmaker and editor. He has contributed to many full-length and short documentary and fictional films such as SUITE ARMORICAINE directed by Pascale Breton, winner of the FIPRESCI Award in 2015 and nominated for the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival. PRINCESSE EUROPE, his second film as a director after his 2010 debut BORD DE, renews his collaboration with Bernard-Henri Lévy, with whom he had worked for the documentaries PESHMERGA (2016) and LA BATAILLE DE MOSSOUL (2017).